Israeli Elections Testing the Reign of King Bibi

Israeli Elections Testing the Reign of King Bibi

Current Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu faces elections for the second time this year in September which will lead to either a remarkable win or the end of the King Bibi era.  Netanyahu’s party, the Likud Party, won the election in April, but Netanyahu was unable to form a majority...

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CIA Compromised: Is Familiarity with Social Media the Death of Espionage and Privacy?

CIA Compromised: Is Familiarity with Social Media the Death of Espionage and Privacy?

CIA Compromised: Is Familiarity with Social Media the Death of Espionage? In 2011, Iran unearthed a ring of US spies and their handlers somewhat inexplicably. This compromised the US’s negotiating power in terms of the nuclear deal and sabotaged bleeding-edge intel about the state of Iran’s nuclear development. Last year...

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OPINION: Elizabeth Warren’s Foreign Policy Plans Fall Short

OPINION: Elizabeth Warren’s Foreign Policy Plans Fall Short

  Senator Elizabeth Warren released her vision for American foreign policy in Foreign Affairs Magazine this week. In it, she laid out her strategy and promise to America on the world stage if she were President of the United States. Commentators have speculated that Warren is gearing up for a...

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Why Liberals Shouldn’t Always Oppose Trump

Why Liberals Shouldn’t Always Oppose Trump

Although the abject horror of the Kavanaugh debacle makes it difficult to recall the impact of preceding events, some weeks prior, the news media exposed the extent to which Donald Trump’s own cabinet has sabotaged said agenda. Bob Woodward’s Fear and an anonymous op-ed in the New York Times set...

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Revamped NAFTA, Now U.S.M.C.A, Saved at the Brink

Revamped NAFTA, Now U.S.M.C.A, Saved at the Brink

Late Sunday night, Canada agreed to join the newest version of NAFTA, which was already signed on by the U.S. and Mexico last month. Officially to be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or the USMCA, this was a last-ditch attempt to salvage the older version of NAFTA so often criticized...

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Recap: President Trump’s Foreign Policy Dealings

Recap: President Trump’s Foreign Policy Dealings

     In January of 2017, President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated under the foundation of what he heralded as an “American First” foreign policy. He promised to bring his business savviness as a real estate tycoon to the international stage by renegotiating trade deals and putting a stop to...

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Crown Prince Pursues Reform in Saudi Arabia

Crown Prince Pursues Reform in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman recently concluded his three-week tour across the United States. He courted America’s tech giants, in hopes they will bring their booming business to Saudi Arabia. The Crown Prince met with Apple, Google, and Amazon, with the desire to convince the latter into building a...

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America’s Drone Strike Program Needs Greater Transparency

America’s Drone Strike Program Needs Greater Transparency

America’s drone strike program is a shockingly nonpartisan issue. There are far-left groups in loud opposition to it, but by and large, Americans from both sides of the political aisle are okay with the government’s usage of unmanned drones to kill terrorists abroad, even if it sometimes comes at the...

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The Politics of Labels

Prof. Dr. Schavan, former German education minister, was forced to resign from her post last Saturday after the explosion of a plagiarism scandal that reached back more than thirty years. In addition to her expulsion from the German political elite, Dr. Schavan’s doctorate was revoked from Heinrich Heine University upon...

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The US Election’s Effect on Palestine

It is difficult to find a conflict more contentious than the decades of violence between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Given the breadth of the conflict, it is sometimes hard to believe the two will ever come to a diplomatic settlement. However, the result of the upcoming United States presidential...

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